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Mumbai-focussed Museum.

I went on a Full Day City Tour today which included a visit to the Bhau Daji Lad Museum which was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
stevebG6121BX
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London, United Kingdom
History revisited in this museum.

The Bhau Daji Lad museum is adjacent to Veer Jijamata Udyan zoo. It has two floors of artefacts... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Vinod M
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Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on a Full Day City Tour today which included a visit to the Bhau Daji Lad Museum which was conveniently located next to Mumbai Zoo which was our next port of call (see separate Review). The Museum is on two floors and is...More

Thank stevebG6121BX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I find museum generally boring, but I still tried for this one and my reaction was still the same. There is nothing attracting here for me. However, please note that people who like to have knowledge about history, its a good place, also one of...More

Thank Prateek J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a very nice museum to get a glimpse into the olden days of Mumbai. They charge a nominal fee of Rs.10 for adult ticket and Rs.5 for child ticket. Wonder if they could improvise on interior lighting to make the intricate and beautiful interiors...More

Thank PrajJ
Reviewed 28 May 2018

One of my favourite places to visit in Mumbai is the Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum erstwhile Victoria & Albert Museum which has been restored recently and won the UNESCO world heritage conservation award and is a must visit place for children and adults...More

Thank astroaadil
Reviewed 21 May 2018

The Bhau Daji Lad museum is adjacent to Veer Jijamata Udyan zoo. It has two floors of artefacts which are kept very nicely. You can track through various stages of historical items. The top floor has very nice collection of small sculptures depicting various historical...More

Thank Vinod M
Reviewed 15 May 2018

The tone is badly set when non-Indians have to pay 10 times more than Indian nationals for getting in. Apart from that, welcome. In this badly maintained place, time must have stopped sometime in the XIXth century. The entrance gate itself is worth getting into...More

Thank 127Fred
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

The entry ticket is rs 10 per head. It has 2 floors which showcase the history of mumbai. There are alot of models of old bombay, old jewellery and other artifacts. Painting exhibition is also there.

1  Thank shru622
Reviewed 23 April 2018

a Wonderful piece of history is dying a slow death. it is kept in the byculla zoo precincts but not maintained adequately. Lots of shade and wide open spaces but nothing much to do

Thank Rohanmhn
Reviewed 12 April 2018

This museum is a sight for sore eyes. The statues and artifacts on display are very beautiful. Entry fee is Rs 10 only. You can take photographs but video recording is not allowed and you cannot use flash. Also, we cannot sell our images. It...More

2  Thank agarwalsonika
Mandir T, Manager at Bhau Daji Lad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Dear Sonika, Happy that you enjoyed your visit to the BDLMuseum. Request if you can spread the word with your friends.

Reviewed 4 April 2018

Museums are usually tiring especially if you are not too deep into history and culture. This lil' museum in the heart of Mumbai can be enjoyed in 2 hours even with kids. It is very well curated, amazing ceiling and the upkeep of the place...More

1  Thank nmehendale
Mandir T, Manager at Bhau Daji Lad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Dear Mehendale Happy that you enjoyed your visit to the BDLMuseum. Request that you share with more friends. Thankyou

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wealthy, Byculla is today a home to the most diverse
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